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PROS Holdings, Inc. Announces Appointment of Catherine A. Lesjak to Board of Directors

Monday, August 3, 2020 - 1:00pm

PROS Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: PRO), a provider of AI-powered solutions that optimize selling in the digital economy, today announced the appointment of Catherine A. Lesjak to its board of directors effective August 3, 2020.

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  • PROS Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: PRO), a provider of AI-powered solutions that optimize selling in the digital economy, today announced the appointment of Catherine A. Lesjak to its board of directors effective August 3, 2020.
  • Cathie is an industry veteran who brings substantial financial and operational expertise to the board, said PROS Non-Executive Chairman of the Board Bill Russell .
  • I am excited to welcome Cathie to the PROS board, said PROS President and CEO Andres Reiner .
  • I am truly honored to join the PROS Board of Directors during this inflection point in digital commerce and tremendous need for digital selling solutions, said Lesjak.

Guess & Co. Corporation Announces Executive Management Changes

Monday, August 3, 2020 - 2:18am

Corporation has made changes to the executive management team.

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  • Corporation has made changes to the executive management team.
  • Corporation, remains chairman of the Board of Directors and chief executive officer and president.
  • Guess became chairman and chief executive officer in January of 2019 and was appointed president in November of 2019.
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Mattel Mourns the Passing of Former Chairman and CEO Bryan G. Stockton

Sunday, August 2, 2020 - 8:42pm

Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAT) mourns the tragic passing of Bryan G. Stockton, former Chairman and CEO of Mattel.

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  • Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAT) mourns the tragic passing of Bryan G. Stockton, former Chairman and CEO of Mattel.
  • Ynon Kreiz, Chairman and CEO of Mattel said, We are saddened by the news of Bryans sudden passing.
  • Bryan was a beloved leader at Mattel whose many contributions to the toy industry will live on for years to come.
  • Stockton spent 15 years at Mattel, including serving as Chief Executive Officer from 2012 to 2015 and Chairman from 2013 to 2015.

American Red Cross Elects David Clark as New Member to National Board of Governors

Friday, July 31, 2020 - 1:58pm

WASHINGTON, July 31, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Red Cross has elected to its National Board of Governors Dave Clark, Senior Vice President, Worldwide Operations for Amazon.com.

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  • WASHINGTON, July 31, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Red Cross has elected to its National Board of Governors Dave Clark, Senior Vice President, Worldwide Operations for Amazon.com.
  • At the Annual Meeting of the Red Cross held on July 29, 2020, delegates from local Red Cross units elected Clark to a three-year term.
  • "It's my pleasure to welcome Dave Clark to the Red Cross Board of Governors," said Chairman Bonnie McElveen-Hunter.
  • The Red Cross is a not-for-profit organization that depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to perform its mission.

Two Trump Hotels Properties Earn Multiple 2020 Tripadvisor Travelers' Choice Best Of The Best Awards

Friday, July 31, 2020 - 1:03pm

NEW YORK, July 31, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Trump Hotels continues to add to its impressive industry distinctions, announcing that two of their extraordinary city hotels have been recognized as Tripadvisor 2020 Travelers' Choice Best of the Best award winners.

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  • NEW YORK, July 31, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Trump Hotels continues to add to its impressive industry distinctions, announcing that two of their extraordinary city hotels have been recognized as Tripadvisor 2020 Travelers' Choice Best of the Best award winners.
  • "It is an honor to be recognized by our incredible guests for the unrivaled experience provided at these beloved properties," said Eric Danziger, CEO of Trump Hotels.
  • "Winners of the 2020 Travelers' Choice Awards should be proud of this distinguished recognition," said Tripadvisor Chief Commercial Officer Kanika Soni.
  • One of the world's most recognized luxury hotel brands, Trump Hotels offers notable signature programs designed for the ultimate comfort of all guests - including Trump Attach, Trump Card Privileges, Trump Kids, and Trump Pets.

Just In Time For The Election, A Political Satire Inspired by Donald Trump 'CHIEF ZABU' Launches on VOD August 7th

Thursday, July 30, 2020 - 1:03pm

The socio-political comedy was inspired in part by a real estate mogul named Donald Trump, who in mid-Eighties New York City already had earned a reputation for an outsized ego and political designs.

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  • The socio-political comedy was inspired in part by a real estate mogul named Donald Trump, who in mid-Eighties New York City already had earned a reputation for an outsized ego and political designs.
  • "Every hustler and huckster in New York at the time was at this meeting," recalls Zack, "not to mention Hollywood celebrities like Warren Beatty and Elizabeth Taylor.
  • Afterward, when Zack told Neil all about it, Neil said, "I think we have an idea here for a script."
  • As Neil remembers, there wasn't a personality more emblematic of the financial excesses of the era than Donald Trump.

MGM Resorts International Names William J. Hornbuckle Chief Executive Officer

Wednesday, July 29, 2020 - 11:15pm

LAS VEGAS, July 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) Board of Directors today announced that William (Bill) J. Hornbuckle has been elected as Chief Executive Officer and President, effective immediately.

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  • LAS VEGAS, July 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) Board of Directors today announced that William (Bill) J. Hornbuckle has been elected as Chief Executive Officer and President, effective immediately.
  • A highly respected veteran of the gaming industry, Bill Hornbuckle served as Acting CEO, President and Chief Operating Officer of MGM Resorts International and is currently Executive Director and Board Chairman of MGM China Holdings with operations and resorts in Macau.
  • He was previously Chief Marketing Officer of MGM Resorts International from 2009 until 2012.From 2005 until August 2009, Mr. Hornbuckle served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino.
  • Prior to MGM Grand Las Vegas, Mr. Hornbuckle served as President and Chief Operating Officer forCaesars Palace, Las Vegas.

American Water’s Susan Hardwick Honored by Philadelphia Business Journal as a CFO of the Year

Wednesday, July 29, 2020 - 5:00pm

American Water (NYSE: AWK), the largest publicly-traded U.S. water and wastewater utility company, announced that Susan Hardwick, executive vice president and chief financial officer (CFO), was recognized by the Philadelphia Business Journal as a CFO of the Year honoree.

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  • American Water (NYSE: AWK), the largest publicly-traded U.S. water and wastewater utility company, announced that Susan Hardwick, executive vice president and chief financial officer (CFO), was recognized by the Philadelphia Business Journal as a CFO of the Year honoree.
  • I want to congratulate Susan on this well-deserved recognition, said Walter Lynch, president and CEO, American Water.
  • Prior to American Water, Hardwick served as executive vice president and chief financial officer of Vectren Corporation, prior to the sale to CenterPoint Energy Company.
  • The Philadelphia Business Journal CFO of the Year Honorees were selected by the Business Journal editorial team from a slate of nominees.

Employer Direct Healthcare Announces Partnership With AFGlobal Corporation

Wednesday, July 29, 2020 - 5:00pm

DALLAS, July 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Employer Direct Healthcare is excited to announce its recent partnership with AFGlobal Corporation.

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  • DALLAS, July 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Employer Direct Healthcare is excited to announce its recent partnership with AFGlobal Corporation.
  • Employer Direct Healthcare is an innovative healthcare services business providing high-quality and cost-efficient solutions for self-funded employers and their members.
  • Employer Direct Healthcare is majority owned by Dundon Capital Partners, LLC, a Dallas-based private investment firm, founded by Tom Dundon.
  • Contact for Employer Direct Healthcare:

Trend Micro CEO Eva Chen Recognized as a Top 100 Tech Executive by CRN

Wednesday, July 29, 2020 - 1:00pm

DALLAS, July 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Trend Micro Incorporated ( TYO: 4704 ; TSE: 4704 ), a global leader in cybersecurity solutions, today announced that CRN , a brand of The Channel Company , has named Trend Micro co-founder and CEO Eva Chen to its 2020 list of Top 100 Executives .

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  • DALLAS, July 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Trend Micro Incorporated ( TYO: 4704 ; TSE: 4704 ), a global leader in cybersecurity solutions, today announced that CRN , a brand of The Channel Company , has named Trend Micro co-founder and CEO Eva Chen to its 2020 list of Top 100 Executives .
  • Eva Chen's vision and leadership has cemented Trend Micro's position as the global leader in cloud security.
  • I'm both humbled and proud to be the founder and leader but I will share this recognition with all our Trend Micro employees," said Eva Chen, Trend Micro CEO and co-founder.
  • Trend Micro Incorporated, a global leader in cybersecurity solutions, helps to make the world safe for exchanging digital information.